If you are tired of living with aches and pains, chiropractic adjustments may be the answer you are looking for. With a holistic approach to full-body wellness, Dr. Mary Ellen Marranca offers residents of Exeter, PA, an alternative to using medication to treat pain.
With chiropractic care, we design a personalized plan of action after your initial exam. While you may have the same symptoms as another patient, your body will dictate the type of treatment you receive. Your body has amazing healing powers, and chiropractic care makes it work for you. We approach the body holistically. If one part of the body isn't functioning optimally, the other parts will suffer.
What are chiropractic adjustments?
A chiropractic adjustment, also known as chiropractic manipulation, is a minor movement of the vertebrae in the spine or of the joints in the extremities. These types of adjustments relieve pressure, reduce inflammation, and improve the function of the nerves. They are used in treating a great many conditions, mostly involving pain. There are many different ways to apply chiropractic adjustments, some are very gentle, some quite vigorous, and some are aided by the use of instruments.
For messages to get from the brain to the extremities, the pathways must be unobstructed. When vertebrae are out of alignment, it can result in the impulses not getting through. To perform to your highest potential, the obstruction needs to be cleared up. Your chiropractor will talk to you and also examine your spine to see where you may be misaligned. A treatment plan will be recommended and a chiropractic adjustment performed.
Conditions that respond to chiropractic adjustments
Back pain is the main reason that most people seek chiropractic care. Sciatica and scoliosis are two back conditions that chiropractors treat with manipulations. Adjustments are utilized to treat menstrual cramps, headaches, and allergies. Whiplash after an auto accident is something that responds well to chiropractic adjustments of the neck.
Therapeutic massage is a commentary therapy that works well with chiropractic adjustments. Most treatments work better when the patient is relaxed and receptive to the treatment. Massage can provide relaxation that helps with many sorts of pain, including muscular and skeletal. Massage can be employed to facilitate nutritional counseling and improve your overall health.
To make an appointment for chiropractic adjustments in Exeter, PA, contact Dr. Marranca on the phone at 570-654-5152 or use the form on our website to send us an email.